COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to remaining #1 in the Cybersecurity 500, root9B's Chief Executive Officer Eric Hipkins issued the following statement:
"root9B is extremely proud to be listed for the third consecutive quarter as the #1 company on the Cybersecurity 500. Our team is a recognized leader in cyber operations, development and threat intelligence across the commercial and defense community. This consistent ranking adds further confidence that our Manned Information Security approach is the critical model needed to defend our current and future clients.
"As the organization that first introduced proactive HUNT operations to the commercial community, we have developed and refined our proprietary capabilities and methodologies to facilitate the necessary shift from automated passive technologies. We are very pleased with the response and traction we continue to gain. As we continue to witness the adversary target the commercial community, this alternative approach has proven to be the future of cyber. We are also very excited to see many organizations within the cyber community embrace the future that HUNT provides.
"According to the Cybersecurity Market Report, worldwide spending on cybersecurity products and services is forecast to eclipse $1 trillion for the five-year period from 2017 to 2021, an amount that is constantly growing. As the global spotlight continues to shine on this vital space, we are once again both honored and humbled to be the top global cybersecurity company on the Cybersecurity 500."
Cybersecurity Ventures Founder & CEO Steve Morgan Statement on root9B:
"root9B leads the way with a top cyber hunt and operations team which protects and defends corporate enterprises and governments globally. With deep roots in military cyber defense, root9B provides its adversary pursuit services in the commercial sector -- where they are so desperately needed. The distinction as No. 1 on the Cybersecurity 500 for the third consecutive quarter is hard-earned and well deserved."
root9B is a wholly-owned subsidiary of root9B Technologies (OTCQB: RTNB), a leading provider of cybersecurity and regulatory risk mitigation services.
Based in Colorado Springs, CO, root9B is a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity services and training for commercial and government clients. Combining cutting-edge technology, tactics development, specialty tools, and deep mission experience, root9B personnel leverage their extensive backgrounds in the U.S. Intelligence Community to conduct advanced vulnerability analysis, penetration testing, digital forensics, incident response, industrial control system (ICS) security, and active adversary pursuit (HUNT) engagements on networks worldwide. For more information, visit www.root9B.com.
About root9B Technologies, Inc.
root9B Technologies (OTCQB: RTNB) is a leading provider of Cybersecurity and Regulatory Risk Mitigation Services. Through its wholly owned subsidiaries root9B and IPSA International, root9B Technologies delivers results that improve productivity, mitigate risk and maximize profits. Its clients range in size from Fortune 100 companies to mid-sized and owner-managed businesses across a broad range of industries including local, state and government agencies. For more information, visit www.root9btechnologies.com.
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